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ADULT ACTING CLASSES FOR PROFESSIONAL FILM AND TV

We are unique in adult acting training in that we are primarily a production company “NFD Productions” that believes 100% in “Training while Creating” and it is the core philosophy upon which all our Northern Film and Drama actor training is based. That of course means our actors benefit from the extensive professional filming equipment we have, being trained by award winning directors, and opportunities in our productions that for example, have them working alongside named actors such as Jamie Lomas and Persephone Swales-Dawson who were in our award winning “Risk Takers” TV pilot. All our actors gain professional IMDb accreditation’s for the productions they are in.

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Two ways for adults to join NFD are as follows:

Adult students must be aged 25 years or over. Ages 16 to 24 are catered for in the young persons section, HERE.

(a) Book on the next course – (Please click HERE to pay your £50 booking fee). Places are issued on a first come basis, If we have a place available we will allocate you a place on the next available course. (This can take up to 2 days for us to get back to you) In the event we are fully subscribed we will offer a refund or a place on the next available course. Trial lessons on the course are sometimes available – please ask if you would like to try before committing to a full course. Successful completion will gain you a place in an advanced class. CLICK HERE
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(b) Contact us and book a trial lesson in an advanced class (subject to availability). At the end of the lesson, we can have a short informal chat about how you felt, and we felt. and then where to go from there. CLICK HERE

Many of our productions are available on Amazon Prime and other streaming services.

Click to watch Risk Takers Episode 1 on Amazon Prime

Adult Actors feature film “CROOKED BILLET” Screened in 3D at the Lotte IMAX Cinema, Seoul, South Korea, November 2017, “Korean International 3D Film Festival”. “Official Festival Selection” & Winner of the SPECIAL AWARD for Feature Film. Worlds Premiere Conference for 3D Innovation – San Francisco U.S.A. 2018. New Media Film Festival – HOLLYWOOD U.S.A 2018. Also screened in 2D at the VUE IMAX Cinema Leeds – more information on the film can be found here http://www.crooked-billet.com We have now finished filming CROOKED BILLET II in 2018 with a premiere at the VUE IMAX Cinema Leeds in November 2018 and already it was won two awards one of which saw it being screened in Hollywood in 3D in December 2018. Also Worlds Premiere Conference for 3D Innovation – San Francisco U.S.A. 2019. The “The STAFF” a longer feature film was completed in 2019. Work now underway for TRIANGLE in the SKY estimated completion Autumn 2020. All students get the chance to be in the feature films, all of which come with a professional Imdb feature film credit.

REAL ACTOR

If you want to become a real actor it takes time, dedication and hard work. With over two decades of professional experience in Film and TV, training, production and agency work we are well proven at what we do. Over 78% of our students have the required professional credits to be members of Spotlight where the most sought after acting opportunities are cast.

Scene from the FEATURE FILM “STAFF” involving actors of all ages currently being filmed.

WE ONLY TEACH FILM AND TV

Adult Professional Film & TV Acting Classes Leeds are quite simply the most original and best Film and TV acting organisation you will find anywhere with well over 20 years experience! All of our Adult Acting Classes are small friendly and personal to get to know you really well with average class sizes of just 8 – 9. We only teach in small groups as workshops will never deliver the level of individual training you need to succeed.

STUDIO

They are held in our own purpose built comfortable film and TV studio where we can instantly play back your performances in HQ on a 17ft screen and work with individuals face to face not some large open sterile space, stage, hall or community centre. That way you learn faster and better than anywhere else and we can always maintain for you a personal friendly atmosphere, that promotes remarkable progress from even the most unconfident and timid actors. Established in 1994 (20 plus years of experience) with literally hundreds of our actors having appeared on both TV and the big screen in Hollywood! See some of the famous actors we have trained HERE.

Scene from the FEATURE FILM “STAFF” involving actors of all ages currently being filmed.

 

SMALL and FRIENDLY

Adult Professional Film & TV Acting Classes Leeds are small friendly and personal to get to know you really well with average class sizes of just 8 – 9. We only teach in small groups as workshops will never really deliver the level of individual training you need to succeed for main parts.

ON SET TRAINING

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV – To be successful in Film and TV Acting you need the real on set location experience with a professional crew and professional filming equipment. That is almost impossible to get unless you actually get a part.

CATCH 22

So very much a catch 22 situation for aspiring actors. We solve that difficult problem by consistently delivering real on set location Film and TV experience as the core part of our training. We do this by regularly producing award winning films with a professional crew and equipment for students to develop those much needed key skills.

EQUIPMENT

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV – Our equipment is professional broadcast standard cameras recording to disk recorders at very high bit rates exactly the same as any commercial film. So no small domestic and inferior cameras its the real thing. Because we are also a film and TV production company based in Leeds which makes us unique among acting schools for Film and TV. It means our actors always benefit from having the best equipment and technical help on hand all the time. We also uniquely shoot in 2D & 3D to add an extra dimension to the films we produce. That gives the added bonus that it gets our footage seen by far more people around the world than 2D alone.

NFD on location

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV

Filming the battle scene in SISTERHOOD OF THE RED GARTER Feature film

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV

Filming final scene in SISTERHOOD OF THE RED GARTER Feature film

OUR AIM

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV Leeds main aim is to get students on camera and being a Film and TV actor from day one! We have our own purpose built STUDIO with full GREEN screen facilities all sides top and bottom painted flat walls so we can do very advanced seamless integration. 3D and other up to date film and TV technical facilities are available which means all out students receive training in those areas. Because of our professional facilities and extensive long term Film and TV production experience. We are able to put actors in a real acting environment straight away, something very few others can do.

GREEN SCREEN PROCESS

Green screen process used on Sisterhood of the Red Garter. Note the smooth green background as its painted on a wall so seamless transition unlike material that has creases and folds which often carry through to the finished footage spoiling what might otherwise have been really good

PROFESSIONAL STUDIO

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV Leeds are held in our own purpose built film and TV studio and for some Childrens classes in bespoke drama classrooms where we can train students in comfort, not large open spaces or community centres etc. That way you learn faster and better than anywhere else and we can maintain for you a personal friendly atmosphere that promotes remarkable progress from all our actors. To maintain the small friendly classes numbers are strictly limited.

Still from battle scene SRG

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV

Filming the battle scene in SISTERHOOD OF THE RED GARTER Feature film 2015

PRODUCTION COMPANY

NFD Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV are unique in genuinely having our own Production company NFD Productions. NFD Productions has successfully had work from as early as 1995; shown amongst others on itv, Meridian, CH4, BBC not to mention many overseas TV stations around the world. Our customers include the likes of Citizens Advice and Yorkshire forward as well as many councils and local authorities across the UK.
We also have many other blue chip corporate customers quite a few of whom allow us to uniquely pay money back to our actors for appearing in their various projects.
This means we always have instant access to both equipment and technical professionals to make our actors look their very best.

Still from MULTI AWARD WINNING Feature Film Crooked Billet

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV

Still from scene 2 in CROOKED BILLET Feature film 2017/18

HIGH STANDARDS

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV – We really enjoy working with students who aspire to get main worth while parts. Low end work such as walk on adverts, extra work, student films we do not do or encourage students to do. In our humble opinion no training is really required for such work.

ADULT PROFESSIONAL FILM AND TV ACTING CLASSES LEEDS AGENCY/REPRESENTATION

Adult Acting Classes for Professional Film and TV – Those who already have agents and those who don’t are most welcome. For students with potential we can help with the latter.

There are many web casting organisations all claiming to make you a “STAR” and all less for spotlight generally deal in low quality work requiring little at best to no talent at worst. Extra work, short/student films, adverts etc are all low grade work and are more likely to harm your cv than help it if you really want to get worth while parts. Particularly for adult actors.

 

We work hard with our students as a spotlight registered agent to fulfil the stringent criteria required to be accepted by them. This is in our opinion the only worth while online casting organisation. All the substantial/main parts from Game of Thrones to the main Hollywood Films etc all appear here and generally no where else. If you don’t meet the required professional credits to be on spotlight you can’t apply simple as that. So we work very hard to get you there. Currently 78% of our adult students now have the required professional credits.

Lastly we really love what we do so you can always be assured of the very best possible experience no matter your level of ability.

“At NFD we pride ourselves on our integrity”
To learn more about our Acting Classes please contact us +44 (0)1977 681949 or send us Email – info1@northernfilmanddrama.com

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